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City Sightseeing Joburg

Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 86 173 3287
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For the best way to see Johannesburg & Soweto. Travel by double decker, open-top red bus. Explore the City of Gold’s attractions at your own pace. Simply hop off and on at any of our stops with your ticket. Buses connect to the unique Soweto taxi tour extension, allowing you to visit this vibrant area near Johannesburg. Regular departures, 7 days a week – from 9am daily. Secure parking and departure points at "The Zone in Rosebank" or start from our office near the Gautrain Station at Rosebank. Visit the Johannesburg Zoo, the Military Museum, the Roof of Africa on the 50th floor of the Carlton Center, the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, James Hall Transport Museum and a lot more.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile


Thank Demmeri G
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I took the two days with Soweto tour. First day all was ok. Even the pickup at the Radisson Blu Gautrain. The sun was shining and I did the tour. Everything was on time. Then, the second day was cold and raining. I decided to...More

Thank AnaRochadel
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for your review. I am very saddened that despite you having 2 good days with us, your final experience made you only give us 1 star. Whilst we expect only 100% customer satisfaction and always strive to deliver only the best service, we...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We are so glad that we booked this tour! We completed the Soweto add on and it was fantastic! We tend to do these tours when we go on a city break as you get an idea of location but also get to Lear about...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

There are many points of interest that the bus leaves you right in front of. Taking a two day would be advisable as you lose quite a bit of time commuting from one point to another. Joburg traffic gets bad.

Thank Ligia P
Reviewed 26 November 2017


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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Took the tip from a fellow TripAdvisor and started early with the first bus on Sunday. Plan was for Soweto apartheid museum and Rosebank market but the tour took longer than expected. It went like this 9am bus from Rosebank Mall 11 casino to Soweto...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017


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Reviewed 22 November 2017


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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We have done the red bus tours in many cities, and use it as a way to get to know the city and decide how to spend the rest of our time in a city. Unfortunately, the red bus tour in Joburg left something to...More

Thank Chama6
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are very disappointed that your experience did not live up to your expectation, but we also do realise that not everybody will enjoy a Hop on, Hop Off bus tour. Our main terminus point is in Rosebank and I...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Hop on and Hop out Sightseeing tour is a Budget friendly way to see various important tourist spots like Gandhi Square, Soweto, Constitution Hall, and Mandela's Office, Mandela Square, Museums etc. Convenient pick up points with excellent audio guide on open top Red Buses just...More

Thank Rajahiyer
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Jack H
3 November 2017|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
Hello. We open online sales 6 months in advance. The winter timetable for 2018 is the same as the current timetable in terms of departure times and frequency. So you're welcome to plan your visit using the current timetable... More
21 September 2017|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
Provided you take some basic street wise precautions you will be just fine. You don't mention where you stay but there is a free shuttle bus from Sandton and Melrose Arch to the main bus departure point at Rosebank. (See the... More